Carlos Gould

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

A Q&A with Black and Latina researchers about health equity research and career advice for early career scientists.

Over the years, we have had countless conversations about our shared research, the field of environmental health, ethical science, the lack of diversity in our field, and how to become successful environmental health and justice researchers.

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energy justice

Household energy: Let’s make the healthy choice the easy choice

The air is thick with smoke that burns our eyes and lungs. I dry the involuntary tears coming from my eyes, trying to see Laura better through the hazy air.

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energy poverty

Para la energía del hogar, hagamos que la elección saludable sea la más fácil

El aire es espeso, con un humo que nos quema los ojos y los pulmones.

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